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Friday 6 May 1966

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 6, 1966). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Donahue and Kurt Sutter. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Monday, Monday by The Mamas & The Papas. In UK Pretty Flamingo by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. Hunger, directed by Henning Carlsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while Tell No Man by Adela Rogers St. Johns was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Canvas.
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What the sky looked like on 6 May 1966

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Movies

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Hunger

Directed by: Henning Carlsen

Starring: Per Oscarsson, Gunnel Lindblom, Birgitte Federspiel, Knud Rex

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Mademoiselle

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Ettore Manni, Keith Skinner, Umberto Orsini

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Duel at Diablo

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

Starring: James Garner, Sidney Poitier, Bibi Andersson, Dennis Weaver

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Ambush Bay

Directed by: Ron Winston

Starring: Hugh O'Brian, Mickey Rooney, James Mitchum, Peter Masterson

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Modesty Blaise

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Monica Vitti, Terence Stamp, Dirk Bogarde, Harry Andrews

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TV Series

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Canvas

Directed by: Joseph Greco

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L'âge heureux

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Seven Deadly Sins

Cesta y puntos

Die rätselhaften Amerikaner

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 May 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
  • Micah of Radonezh
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Facts:
  • Canadian Minister of Finance announces a $20 Centennial gold coin
  • Most runs scored in 11th inning (9); Philadelphia Phillies score five to beat Pittsburgh Pirates 8-7.
  • Myra Hindley and Ian Brady are sentenced to life imprisonment for the Moors Murders in England.
  • African members of the UN Security Council say that the British army should blockade Rhodesia.
  • The Busch Memorial Stadium opens in St Louis, Missouri.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 06, 1966 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Tell No Man

By: Adela Rogers St. Johns

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Unsafe At Any Speed

By: Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader's classic book that tanked the Corviar. Published in 1965 Unsafe at any speed is the full story of how and why cars kill, and why the automobile manufacturers have failed

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Valley of the Dolls

By: Jacqueline Susann

The All-Time Pop Culture Classic!Dolls: red or black; capsules or tablets; washed down with vodka or swallowed straight—for Anne, Neely, and Jennifer, it doesn’t matter, as long as the pill bottle is within easy reach.

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In Cold Blood

By: Truman Capote

National Bestseller On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches

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